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Committee on Child Abuse

(Appointed by the Director of Social Welfare)

Enquiry: Family and Child Welfare Section,
Social Welfare Department,
Room 721, Wu Chung House,
213 Queen's Road East, Hong Kong.

  • Director of Social Welfare (Chairman)
  • Representative of Hong Kong Family Welfare Society
  • Representative of Against Child Abuse
  • Representative of the Hong Kong Psychological Society
  • Representative of End Child Sexual Abuse Foundation
  • Representative of Hong Kong Council of Social Services
  • Representative of Labour and Welfare Bureau
  • Representative of Education Bureau
  • Representative of Information Services Department
  • Representative of Hong Kong Police Force
  • Representative of Home Affairs Department
  • Representative of Department of Health
  • Representative of Social Welfare Department
  • Representative of Hospital Authority
Secretary: Senior Social Work Officer
(Domestic Violence)
Social Welfare Department
(Tel.: 2892 5184)
(Fax: 2833 5840)

Terms of Reference

  1. to examine the child abuse problem in Hong Kong in view of current social circumstances;
  2. to map out strategies to address the problem of child abuse including prevention, public education and community participation;
  3. to examine ways to facilitate multi-disciplinary collaboration;
  4. to formulate new approaches for the handling of child abuse cases;
  5. to facilitate and coordinate research studies on child abuse and related subjects; and
  6. to monitor the implementation of recommendations.